Tag Archives: Plein air

Field Paintings from New Zealand

The following selection of landscapes were painted in and around the town of Glenorchy on the south island of New Zealand. All are painted in oil on 24″x30″, aluminum panels. More paintings to come.                          

Hawaiian Paintings

A few more pictures from my last weeks in Hawaii. The titles are provisional. All works are oil on aluminum, 24″x 30″.

More Paintings from Hawaii

The following paintings, made on the big island of Hawaii, are oil on aluminum panel, 24″ x 30″. The titles are provisional.

Paintings in Progress from Hawaii

The following paintings are all 24″ x 30″, oil on aluminum panel and were painted out of doors on the big island of Hawaii. I really don’t know if they are finished, but they are far enough along to share.

Paintings from Botswana

The  24″x 30″ works illustrated here were made on site in Botswana. The larger works are based on field sketches but were made in the studio. All works are oil on aluminum panel. The titles are incomplete at this point. Click the thumbnails and click once again to see larger images.

Okavango Field Studies

The following pencil and gouache studies were made in the Okavango Delta of Botswana.


Woman’s Rock rises from a dry stream bed, whose sand has forever recorded the tracks of animals and humans who cross it. Rising from the flat landscape like the back of an enormous snake… the summit of Woman’s rock is gently curved hinting at the enormity of the coil that is hidden below. And the […]